The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.24% 3.79% 8.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.55% 4.64% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 15
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £90,000 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
221 237 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.16% 81.72% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 193 231 174
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 103 (86.55%) .NET
2 95 (79.83%) C#
3 86 (72.27%) Microsoft
4 82 (68.91%) ASP.NET
5 70 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 67 (56.30%) SQL
7 60 (50.42%) T-SQL
8 57 (47.90%) Relational Database
9 50 (42.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (41.18%) Windows
11 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
12 45 (37.82%) Silverlight
12 45 (37.82%) WCF
13 44 (36.97%) Visual Studio
14 43 (36.13%) Project Management
15 42 (35.29%) Multithreading
16 41 (34.45%) HTML
16 41 (34.45%) .NET Framework
16 41 (34.45%) Business Analysis
16 41 (34.45%) Subversion
17 40 (33.61%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (31.09%) Configuration Management
18 37 (31.09%) CSS
18 37 (31.09%) TDD
18 37 (31.09%) MVC
18 37 (31.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (26.89%) Web Services
20 32 (26.89%) XML
20 32 (26.89%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (21.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (24.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) GSM
2 1 (0.84%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 57 (47.90%) Relational Database
3 40 (33.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (13.45%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (13.45%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) MySQL
9 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (42.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (36.97%) Visual Studio
3 41 (34.45%) Subversion
4 19 (15.97%) NUnit
4 19 (15.97%) MSTest
5 5 (4.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.84%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (0.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (52.94%) Developer
2 39 (32.77%) Senior Developer
3 34 (28.57%) Architect
4 21 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) Technical Architect
7 10 (8.40%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Team Leader
8 9 (7.56%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (7.56%) Release Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Build and Release Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Programmer
10 5 (4.20%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.20%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.20%) .NET Team Leader
10 5 (4.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (86.55%) .NET
2 82 (68.91%) ASP.NET
3 45 (37.82%) Silverlight
3 45 (37.82%) WCF
4 41 (34.45%) HTML
4 41 (34.45%) .NET Framework
5 37 (31.09%) CSS
5 37 (31.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (26.89%) Web Services
6 32 (26.89%) XML
7 30 (25.21%) WinForms
8 24 (20.17%) WPF
9 20 (16.81%) Middleware
10 16 (13.45%) WF
11 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 14 (11.76%) Ajax
13 11 (9.24%) LINQ
13 11 (9.24%) LINQ to SQL
13 11 (9.24%) jQuery
14 10 (8.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) N-Tier
2 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.56%) Client/Server
5 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.84%) Wiki
7 1 (0.84%) RIA
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
7 1 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.18%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.13%) Project Management
2 42 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 41 (34.45%) Business Analysis
4 37 (31.09%) Configuration Management
4 37 (31.09%) TDD
4 37 (31.09%) MVC
5 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (26.89%) Scrum
7 30 (25.21%) Product Management
8 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (21.01%) Root Cause Analysis
9 24 (20.17%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (16.81%) OO
10 20 (16.81%) OOD
11 13 (10.92%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (10.08%) SOA
13 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.40%) Web Development
15 7 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (79.83%) C#
2 67 (56.30%) SQL
3 60 (50.42%) T-SQL
4 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.56%) Java
6 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.52%) XPath
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) Delphi
9 1 (0.84%) Python
9 1 (0.84%) XAML
9 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.68%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 86 (72.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.85%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Sun
4 4 (3.36%) Capita
5 3 (2.52%) JBoss
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